Anil Kalhan

Esteban Cabanas, 30, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, watches President Barack Obama's White House immigration speech on Thursday,

Initial reactions to Obama’s immigration speech range from joy to disappointment to anger


The president announced Thursday night that he will expand programs to allow undocumented immigrants to temporarily work and live legally in US, which is welcome news for those who qualify. But do President Obama’s actions go too far — or not far enough?

A woman holds up her certificate of U.S. citizenship

Discussion: Why is citizenship so significant in the debate on immigration reform?

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